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When an overconfident dude tells a woman to shush up ... here’s what that really means.

Why are men telling women how women should feel about rape? Why are 80% of opinion pieces written by dudes? Why are guys retweeted twice as often as women?

When an overconfident dude tells a woman to shush up ... here’s what that really means.

Here's why.

Mansplain? What kind of word is mansplain?!

Let's define it.



"Even though he knew she had an advanced degree in neuroscience, he felt the need to mansplain 'There are molecules in the brain called neurotransmitters.'"*

What does mansplaining look like in the real world?

Female doctors can't treat their patients as well.


Female students can't participate as much.

144%!?!?

We just don't see women's opinions as often as men's. The information marketplace literally buys more men's opinions.

I propose a way to put and end to mansplaining.

It's a concept called...

"Even though they were very interested in having their opinion be considered about neuroscience, they took into account that others probably felt the same way and maybe had interesting things to say. So they waited, listened, and were a decent human."

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for a new age of being a decent human. You in?

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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